AIPS NRAO AIPS HELP file for ABS in 31DEC18



As of Wed Jul 18 23:59:42 2018


ABS: Function verb to return the absolute value of the argument

INPUTS

          NO adverbs.  Instead, ABS takes one argument
                     ABS (value)
          where value is any numeric scalar.

HELP SECTION

ABS
Type:  Verb      (function: leaves results on the stack)
Use:   To obtain the absolute value of some numeric scalar
       (adverb, subscripted array, constant). ABS requires 1
       immediate argument as
                     ABS (value)
       where value is any numeric scalar.  Examples:
            ABS (3.3)           is    3.3
            ABS (-3.3)          is    3.3
Adverbs:   none.

EXPLAIN SECTION


AIPS